Britain will vote in 2017 on whether to leave the European Union under a draft bill Prime Minister David Cameron has been forced to allow into Parliament after a Conservative Party revolt.
A boat carrying up to 150 Rohingya Muslims has capsized off Myanmar’s coast as a cyclone heads towards tens of thousands of others living in refugee camps in low-lying flood-prone paddies and coastal areas of the country.
Months before Shane Todd was found hanging in his Singapore apartment the American engineer told his parents his life was being threatened in a shadowy world of high tech secrets and espionage.
More than a week after being freed from suspected kidnapper Ariel Castro’s Cleveland house, victim Michelle Knight’s whereabouts remain unknown.
West Papuan independence movement leader Victor Yeimo was detained and allegedly beaten by police on Monday as another prominent Indonesian national politician warned Western countries against supporting separatists in the troubled province.
The US Internal Revenue Service's special scrutiny of small-government groups applying for tax-exempt status went beyond keyword hunts for organisations with ''Tea Party'' or ''patriot'' in their names to a more overtly ideological search for applicants seeking to ''make America a better place to live'' or ''criticise how the country is being run,'' an inspector general's report says.
The brothers of the US man charged with kidnapping and raping three women - locking them in his home for a decade - say they had no idea what was happening.
The asylum seeker vessel that was apprehended in Bali's Benoa harbour on Sunday was the first to try to sail from the holiday island, giving rise to speculation that people smugglers may be testing out a new route to Australia.
Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou has threatened to recall his representative from the Philippines and freeze worker applications if the Philippines government doesn't apologise within 72 hours for the killing of a fisherman at sea.
Beetles, caterpillars and wasps could supplement diets around the world as an environmentally friendly food source if only Western consumers could get over their "disgust", the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Monday.
Mooroolbark beats Bayswater by 31 points in Eastern Football League division 2.
Heathmont loses to Wantirna South by 94 points in Eastern Football League Division 3.